A traditional Greek salad doesn’t use any lettuce. The fresh veggies, cheese and dressing shine all on their own.

Fresh Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Fresh Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Greek Salad

Angie Halten
A traditional Greek salad doesn't use any lettuce. The fresh veggies, cheese and dressing shine all on their own.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

Dressing

  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp GF balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Salad

  • 3 small fresh cucumbers peeled & chopped
  • 2 large beefsteak tomatoes chopped
  • 1-2 green pepper chopped
  • 1/2 red onion chopped
  • 10 fresh basil leaves thinly sliced (or 2 tsp dried)
  • 5 fresh oregano leaves chopped (or 1 tsp dried)
  • GF feta cheese to taste
  • 1/4 cup black Kalamata olives

Instructions
 

  • In a lidded jar, mix garlic and balsamic vinegar, and let sit for 10 minutes (this takes the "edge" off). Add remaining dressing ingredients, shake until combined.
  • Combine salad ingredients, then toss with dressing.
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